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City of Manhattan News

Posted on: January 25, 2021

City buildings closed due to inclement weather

photo of College Avenue taken at 7:00 a.m.

(MANHATTAN, KANSAS – January 25, 2021) City buildings will be closed to the public today due to inclement weather. This includes City Hall, Municipal Court, Flint Hills Discovery Center, Douglass Centers and the Animal Shelter. Rain and snow, possibly mixed with freezing rain, are expected before 1:00 p.m. today. After that, additional freezing rain is possible. City services will still be available online and by phone. Please visit to find contact information. The main customer service phone line is 785-587-2480.

The Court will continue its operations remotely and by phone at (785) 587-2450. Payments may be made by phone, by deposit in the payment box outside the Courthouse, or online at

For details about flight information out of Manhattan Regional Airport (MHK), please check the American Airlines website at

Operations staff, including roads and other public works crews, park crews, and the Manhattan Fire Department will report for work as scheduled. Office employees will work remotely.

Slick road conditions are expected and road crews will be treating and plowing major roadways first. As of 7:00 a.m., roads are wet. As temperatures drop through the day and rain turns to snow, slick and icy road conditions are expected. Please reduce speed and use extra caution if traveling today. Find links to road condition information, including local traffic camera images, at

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